Colonial Central

Colonial Central brings the offices of Student Financial Assistance, Student Accounts and the Cashier together in a one-stop setting that prides itself on friendly service.

GW's Service Excellence Philosophy

GW supports the pursuit of creative solutions that reinforce a culture of service to each other in a sustained quest for service excellence.

Area Hotels

Accommodations Near The George Washington University Foggy Bottom Campus

Official GW Hotels

The George Washington University Inn
824 New Hampshire Avenue NW
Washington, DC 20037
1-800-426-4455
202-337-6620

One Washington Circle Hotel
One Washington Circle NW
Washington, DC 20037
1-800-424-9671
202-872-1680

Hotels with GW Discounts

Arlington Court Suites Hotel
1200 North Courthouse Road
Arlington, VA 22201
703-524-4000
Mention: GW Commencement

Club Quarters Hotel
839 17th Street NW (at 17th and I Streets NW)
Washington, DC 20006
202-463-6400
Member Company: GW; Password: Colonials
Please request the weekend rate!

Courtyard Alexandria Pentagon South
4641 Kenmore Ave
Alexandria, VA 22304
703-751-4510
Mention: Neighbor rate

Courtyard Washington Capitol Hill/Navy Yard
140 L Street SE
Washington, DC 20003
1-866-329-0003
202-479-0027
Mention: GW Commencement

Crowne Plaza National Airport
1480 Crystal Drive
Arlington, VA 22202
1-877-685-5593
Mention: GW Commencement

The Embassy Inn
1627 16th Street NW
Washington, DC 20009
1-877-968-9111
202-234-7800
Mention: GW Commencement

The Graham Georgetown
1075 Thomas Jefferson Street NW
Washington, DC 20007
1-800-388-2410
202-337-0900
Mention:  GW Commencement

The Hamilton Crowne Plaza
14th & K Streets, NW
Washington, DC 20005
202-218-7538
Mention: GW Commencement

Hilton Garden Inn Arlington Shirlington
4271 Campbell Avenue
Arlington, VA 22206
1-877-STAY-HGI (7829-444)
703-820-0440
Mention: GW Commencement

Holiday Inn National Airport
2650 Jefferson Davis Highway
Arlington, VA 22202
1-888-294-5059
Mention: GW Commencement

Hotel George
15 E Street NW
Washington, DC 20001
1-800-546-7866
202-347-4200
Mention:  GW Graduation Rate

Hotel Monaco
700 F Street NW
Washington, DC 20004
1-800-649-1202
202-628-7177
Mention:  GW Graduation Rate

The Jefferson
1200 16th Street NW
Washington, DC 20036
202-448-2300
Mention: GW Commencement

The Mayflower Renaissance Hotel
1127 Connecticut Avenue NW
Washington, DC 20036
1-800-228-9290
Mention: George Washington University 

Washington Marriott
1221 22nd Street NW
Washington, DC 20037
1-800-228-9290
Mention: George Washington University 

Washington Suites Georgetown
2500 Pennsylvania Avenue NW
Washington, DC 20037
1-877-736-2500
202-333-8060
Mention: GW Commencement

Windsor Inn
1842 16th Street NW
Washington, DC 20009
1-800-423-9111
202-667-0300
Mention: GW Commencement

Other Accommodations

Georgetown (1 mile west of campus)
Dupont Circle (1 mile north of campus)
Metro Center (1.5 miles east of campus)
Verizon Center (2 miles east of campus)
Adams Morgan (2 miles north of campus)
The Capitol (3 miles east of campus)
Arlington (4 miles west of campus)
Reagan/Crystal City (5 miles south of campus)
Bethesda (7 miles north of campus)
Dulles (25 miles west of campus)

Walking/Short Cab Ride Distance

Best Western Georgetown Hotel & Suites
1121 New Hampshire Avenue NW
Washington, DC 20037
1-866-263-7212
202-331-9421

Capital Hilton
1001 16th Street NW
Washington, DC 20036
1-800-HILTONS (445-8667)
202-393-1000

Carlyle Suites Hotel
1731 New Hampshire Avenue NW
Washington, DC 20009
1-800-964-5377
202-234-3200

Crowne Plaza
1001 14th Street NW
Washington, DC 20005
1-800-972-3159
202-682-0111

Doubletree Guest Suites
801 New Hampshire Avenue NW
Washington, DC 20037
1-800-222-TREE (8733)
202-785-2000

The Fairmont
2401 M Street NW
Washington, DC 20037
1-866-540-4505
202-429-2400

Four Points by Sheraton
1201 K Street NW
Washington, DC 20005
1-800-368-7764
202-289-7600

Hay-Adams Hotel
16th and H Streets NW
Washington, DC 20006
1-800-853-6807
202-638-6600

Hilton Garden Inn, Washington, DC
815 14th Street NW
Washington, DC 20005
1-877-STAY-HGI (7829-444)
202-783-7800

Holiday Inn - Washington Georgetown
2101 Wisconsin Avenue NW
Washington, DC 20007
1-888-HOLIDAY (465-4329)
202-338-4600

Holiday Inn - White House
1501 Rhode Island Avenue NW
Washington, DC 20005
1-888-HOLIDAY (465-4329)
202-483-2000

Hotel Harrington
436 11th Street NW (corner of 11th and E Streets NW)
Washington, DC 20004
1-800-424-8532
202-628-8140

Hotel Lombardy
2019 Pennsylvania Avenue NW
Washington, DC 20006
1-800-424-5486
202-828-2600

Hotel Madera
1310 New Hampshire Avenue NW
Washington, DC 20036
1-800-430-1202
202-296-7600

L'Enfant Plaza Hotel
480 L'Enfant Plaza SW
Washington, DC 20024
1-800-635-5065
202-484-1000

JW Marriott Washington, DC
1331 Pennsylvania Avenue NW
Washington, DC 20004
1-800-393-2503
202-393-2000

Park Hyatt Washington
1201 24th Street NW
Washington, DC 20037
1-877-875-4658
202-419-6684 

The Melrose Hotel
2430 Pennsylvania Avenue NW
Washington, DC 20037
1-800-MELROSE (635-7673)
202-955-6400

The Quincy
1823 L Street NW
Washington, DC 20036
1-800-424-2970
202-223-4320

The Remington
601 24th Street NW
Washington, DC 20037
1-800-225-3847
202-223-4512

The Ritz Carlton
1150 22nd Street NW
Washington, DC 20037
1-800-542-8680
202-835-0500

The River Inn
924 25th Street NW
Washington, DC 20037
1-888-874-0100
202-337-7600

Sofitel Lafayette Square
806 15th Street NW
Washington, DC 20005
1-800-SOFITEL (763-4835)
202-730-8800

State Plaza Hotel
2117 E Street NW
Washington, DC 20037
1-800-424-2859
202-861-8200

St. Gregory Luxury Hotel and Suites
2033 M Street NW
Washington, DC 20036
1-800-829-5034
202-530-3600

St. Regis Hotel
923 16th and K Streets NW
Washington, DC 20006
1-877-ST-REGIS (78-73447)
202-638-2626

Washington Plaza Hotel
10 Thomas Circle NW
Washington, DC 20005
1-800-424-1140
202-842-1300

Willard InterContinental Washington
1401 Pennsylvania Avenue NW
Washington, DC 20004
1-888-IC-HOTELS (42-46835)
202-628-9100

Windsor Park Hotel
2116 Kalorama Rd NW
Washington, DC 20008
202-483-7700

Georgetown (1 mile west of campus)

Embassy Suites
1250 22nd Street NW
Washington, DC 20037
1-800-EMBASSY (362-2779)
202-857-3388

Four Seasons Hotel
2800 Pennsylvania Avenue NW
Washington, DC 20007
1-800-819-5053
202-342-0444

Georgetown Inn
1310 Wisconsin Avenue NW
Washington, DC 20007
1-888-587-2388

Georgetown Suites Harbor
1000 29th Street NW and 1111 30th Street NW
Washington, DC 20007
1-800-348-7203
202-298-7800

Holiday Inn Georgetown
2101 Wisconsin Avenue NW
Washington, DC 20007
1-888-HOLIDAY (465-4329)
202-338-4600

The Latham Hotel
3000 M Street NW
Washington, DC 20007
1-800-894-0680
202-726-5000

The Madison Hotel
1177 15th Street NW
Washington, DC 20005
1-800-424-8577
202-862-1600

The Ritz-Carlton Georgetown
3100 South Street NW
Washington, DC 20007
1-800-542-8680
202-912-4100

Savoy Suites
2505 Wisconsin Avenue NW
Washington, DC 20007
1-800-944-5377
202-337-9700

Westin Grand Washington
2350 M Street NW
Washington, DC 20037
1-800-937-8461
202-429-0100

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Dupont Circle (1 mile north of campus)

The Churchill Hotel
1914 Connecticut Avenue NW
Washington, DC 20009
1-800-424-2464
202-797-2000

Courtyard Washington Dupont Circle
1900 Connecticut Avenue NW
Washington, DC 20009
202-332-9300

Courtyard Washington Embassy Row
1600 Rhode Island Avenue NW
Washington, DC 20036
202-293-8000

Doubletree Hotel
1515 Rhode Island Avenue NW
Washington, DC 20005
1-800-222-TREE (8733)
202-232-7000

The Dupont Hotel
1500 New Hampshire Avenue NW
Washington, DC 20036
1-866-534-6835
202-483-6000

The Fairfax at Embassy Row
2100 Massachusetts Avenue NW
Washington, DC 20008
1-800-325-3589
202-293-2100

Hilton Washington Embassy Row
2015 Massachusetts Avenue NW
Washington, DC 20036
1-800-HILTONS (445-8667)
202-265-1600

Hotel Helix
1430 Rhode Island Avenue NW
Washington, DC 20005
1-800-706-1202
202-462-9001

Hotel Rouge
1315 16th Street NW
Washington, DC 20036
1-800-738-1202
202-232-8000

Hotel Tabard Inn
1739 N Street NW
Washington, DC 20036
202-785-1277

The Mansion on O Street
2020 O Street NW
Washington, DC 20036
202-496-2000

The Normandy Hotel
2118 Wyoming Avenue NW
Washington, DC 20008
1-866-534-6835
202-483-1350

Renaissance Dupont Circle
1143 New Hampshire Avenue NW
Washington, DC 20037
1-888-803-1298
202-775-0800

Residence Inn Washington DC/Dupont Circle
2120 P Street NW
Washington, DC 20037
202-466-6800

Swann House
1808 New Hampshire Avenue NW
Washington, DC 20009
202-265-4414

Taft Bridge Inn
2007 Wyoming Avenue NW
Washington, DC 20009
202-387-2007

Topaz Hotel
1733 N Street NW
Washington, DC 20036
1-800-775-1202
202-393-3000

Windsor Park Hotel
2116 Kalorama Road NW
Washington, DC 20008
1-800-247-3064
202-483-7700

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Metro Center (1.5 miles east of campus)

Courtyard Washington Convention Center
900 F Street NW
Washington, DC 20004
1-800-393-3063
202-638-4600

Marriott at Metro Center
775 12th Street NW
Washington, DC 20005
1-800-393-2510
202-737-2200

Morrison-Clark Historical Inn
1015 L Street NW
Washington, DC 20001
1-800-332-7898
202-898-1200

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Verizon Center (2 miles east of campus)

Comfort Inn Downtown DC/Convention Center
1201 13th Street NW
Washington, DC 20005
1-877-424-6423
202-682-5300

Embassy Suites - Convention Center
900 10th Street NW
Washington, DC 20001
1-800-EMBASSY (362-2779)
202-739-2001

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Adams Morgan (2 miles north of campus)

Woodley Park Guest House
2647 Woodley Road NW
Washington, DC 20008
1-866-667-0218
202-667-0218

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The Capitol (3 miles east of campus)

Capitol Skyline Hotel
10 I Street SW
Washington, DC 20024
1-800-458-7500
202-488-7500

Holiday Inn - Washington Capitol
550 C Street SW
Washington, DC 20024
1-888-HOLIDAY (465-4329)
202-479-4000

Hyatt Regency Washington on Capitol Hill
400 New Jersey Avenue NW
Washington, DC 20001
1-888-591-1234
202-737-1234

Mandarin Oriental
1330 Maryland Avenue SW
Washington, DC 20024
1-888-888-1778
202-554-8588

Phoenix Park Hotel
520 North Capitol Street NW
Washington, DC 20001
1-800-824-5419
202-638-6900

Residence Inn Washington DC/Capitol
333 E Street SW
Washington, DC 20024
202-484-8280

Washington Court Hotel
525 New Jersey Avenue NW
Washington, DC 20001
1-800-321-3010
202-628-2100

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Arlington (4 miles west of campus)

Courtyard Arlington Rosslyn
1533 Clarendon Boulevard
Arlington, VA 22209
1-800-321-2211
703-528-2222

Hilton Arlington
950 North Stafford Street
Arlington, VA 22203
1-800-HILTONS (445-8667)
703-528-6000

Hilton Garden Inn Arlington Courthouse Plaza
1333 North Courthouse Road
Arlington, VA 22201
1-800-STAY-HGI (7829-444)
703-528-4444

Hyatt Arlington
1325 Wilson Boulevard
Arlington, VA 22209
1-888-591-1234
703-525-1234

Key Bridge Marriott
1401 Lee Highway
Arlington, VA 22209
703-524-6400

Residence Inn Arlington Courthouse
1401 North Adams Street
Arlington, VA 22201
703-312-2100

Residence Inn Arlington Pentagon City
550 Army Navy Drive
Arlington, VA 22202
703-413-6630

Residence Inn Arlington Rosslyn
1651 North Oak Street
Arlington, VA 22209
703-812-8400

Sheraton National Hotel
900 South Orme Street
Arlington, VA 22204
1-800-325-3535
703-521-1900

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Reagan/Crystal City (5 miles south of campus)

Courtyard Arlington Crystal City/Reagan
2899 Jefferson Davis Highway
Arlington, VA 22202
1-800-321-2211
703-549-3434

Crystal City Marriott at Reagan
1999 Jefferson Davis Highway
Arlington, VA 22202
703-413-5500

Crystal Gateway Marriott
1700 Jefferson Davis Highway
Arlington, VA 22202
703-920-3230

Doubletree Hotel Crystal City
300 Army Navy Drive
Arlington, VA 22202
1-800-222-TREE (8733)
703-416-4100

Embassy Suites Crystal City
1300 Jefferson Davis Highway
Arlington, VA 22202
1-800-EMBASSY (362-2779)
703-979-9799

Hampton Inn & Suites Reagan
2000 Jefferson Davis Highway
Arlington, VA 22202
1-800-HAMPTON (426-7866)
703-418-8181

Hilton Crystal City at Reagan
2399 Jefferson Davis Highway
Arlington, VA 22202
1-800-HILTONS (445-8667)
703-418-6800

Hyatt Regency Crystal City at Reagan
2799 Jefferson Davis Highway
Arlington, VA 22202
1-888-591-1234
703-418-1234

Sheraton Crystal City Hotel
1800 Jefferson Davis Highway
Arlington, VA 22202
1-800-325-3535
703-486-1111

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Bethesda (7 miles north of campus)

Bethesda Marriott
5151 Pooks Hill Road
Bethesda, MD 20814
301-897-9400

Bethesda Marriott Suites
6711 Democracy Boulevard
Bethesda, MD 20817
301-897-5600

Bethesda North Marriott Hotel
5701 Marinelli Road
Bethesda, MD 20852
1-800-859-8003
301-822-9200

Doubletree Bethesda
8120 Wisconsin Avenue
Bethesda, MD 20814
1-800-222-TREE (8733)
301-652-2000

Hyatt Regency Bethesda
One Bethesda Metro Center
Bethesda, MD 20814
1-888-591-1234
301-657-1234

Residence Inn Bethesda
7335 Wisconsin Avenue
Bethesda, MD 20814
301-718-0200

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Dulles (25 miles west of campus)

Courtyard Dulles Town Center
45500 Majestic Drive
Sterling, VA 20166
1-800-321-2211
571-434-6400

Embassy Suites Dulles Airport
13341 Woodland Park Drive
Herndon, VA 20171
1-800-EMBASSY (362-2779)
703-464-0200

Embassy Suites Dulles - North/Loudoun
44610 Waxpool Road
Dulles, VA 20147
1-800-EMBASSY (362-2779)
703-723-5300

Fairfield Inn & Suites Dulles Airport
23000 Indian Creek Drive
Sterling, VA 20166
1-800-328-8001
703-435-5300

Fairfield Inn & Suites Dulles Airport Chantilly
3960 Corsair Court
Chantilly, VA 20151
703-435-1111

Hampton Inn & Suites Washington-Dulles Airport
22700 Holiday Park Drive
Sterling, VA 20166
1-800-HAMPTON (426-7866)
703-537-7800

Hampton Inn Washington-Dulles Airport South
4050 Westfax Drive
Chantilly, VA 20151
1-800-HAMPTON (426-7866)
703-818-8200

Hilton Washington Dulles Airport
13869 Park Center Road
Herndon, VA 20171
1-800-HILTONS (445-8667)
703-478-2900

Holiday Inn Washington Dulles Airport
45425 Holiday Drive
Sterling, VA 20166
1-800-HOLIDAY (465-4329)
703-471-7411

Homewood Suites by Hilton Dulles Airport
13460 Sunrise Valley Drive
Herndon, VA 20171
1-800-CALL-HOME (225-5466)
703-793-1700

Hyatt Dulles
2300 Dulles Corner Boulevard
Herndon, VA 20171
1-888-591-1234
703-713-1234

Residence Inn Chantilly Dulles South
14440 Chantilly Crossing Lane
Chantilly, VA 20151
1-800-331-3131
703-263-7900

TownePlace Suites Dulles Airport
22744 Holiday Park Drive
Sterling, VA 20166
703-707-2017

Washington Dulles Airport Marriott
45020 Aviation Drive
Dulles, VA 20166
703-471-9500

Washington Dulles Marriott Suites
13101 Worldgate Drive
Herndon, VA 20170
703-709-0400

Westfields Marriott Washington Dulles
14750 Conference Center Drive
Chantilly, VA 20151
1-800-635-5666
703-818-0300

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Cultural Services

GW is made richer by the diversity of its community. We strongly support international and multicultural communication and understanding. We work hard to ensure the academic success of and full participation in university life by all our students, faculty and staff.

The International Services Office

The International Service Office (ISO) serves GW’s international students, scholars, faculty and staff. Through ISO, we provide advice on personal issues, including cultural adjustment and living conditions, as well as academic concerns and finances. We offer immigration assistance and information on U.S. government requirements and regulations specific to the international community. We conduct orientation programs to assist in living, studying and working in the United States. We serve as the University’s resource center on all related issues.

Multicultural Student Services

The Multicultural Student Services Center (MSSC) is GW's center for multicultural communication, community building and leadership.  The center partners with major university offices and academic departments to develop co-curricular and experiential student-learning opportunities that:

  • Shape a campus climate that welcomes cultural, racial, ethnic, religious, political, and intellectual diversity,
  • Foster students’ academic, cultural, social, spiritual and professional growth; and
  • Encourage the inclusion, retention and increased participation of students of color.

The MSSC staff generates and manages a spectrum of academic and cultural programs, resources and services for our GW community. A critical aspect of our mission is to ensure that GW students of color benefit fully from their quality university experience.

LBGT Resource Center

The George Washington University Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender (LGBT) Resource Center provides a comprehensive range of education, support and advocacy services to create and maintain an open, safe and inclusive campus environment. The LGBT Resource Center welcomes a diversity of racial, ethnic, religious, political and cultural values and is committed to enhancing acceptance and quality of life for the entire GW community.

 

Transportation Services

Members of our GW Community can explore our campuses and the city of Washington, D.C., by foot. They can also take advantage of a number of other transportation options on the campuses, between campuses and throughout the city.

4-Ride Escort Service and Colonial Express Shuttle Bus

The George Washington University Division of Operations coordinates two safe-travel options. 4-Ride is a fleet of escort vehicles that pick up and drop off GW students, faculty and staff anywhere within three blocks of campus. The Colonial Express shuttle bus runs two routes around campus, stopping at residence halls and major campus buildings.

The Vern Express

The Vern Express shuttle service connects the Foggy Bottom and Mount Vernon campuses seven days a week, 24-hours a day, during the academic year. (It offers more limited service during the winter and summer breaks.) The Vern Express makes four stops on the Foggy Bottom campus and three on the Mount Vernon campus. Departures run as frequently as every five to 10 minutes during the middle of the academic day, with departures every 15 to 30 minutes in the evenings, overnight and on weekends.

The Virginia Science and Technology Campus Buses

The University provides convenient shuttles between the GW Virginia Science and Technology Campus and the GW Foggy Bottom Campus, as well as the West Falls Church metro station in Virginia. Buses are free for GW students, faculty and staff.

Zipcar

All GW students over the age of 18 can join Zipcar at a discounted rate. Zipcar is a service that permits by-the-hour or by-the-day rental of small, eco-friendly vehicles. Fuel, insurance and Zipcar-only parking are included in the rental rates.

Metrorail and Metro Bus

The Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority offers a safe, convenient and affordable way for students to travel throughout the D.C. metropolitan area. Two Metro subway stations serve the Foggy Bottom campus. They are the Foggy Bottom-GWU station and the Farragut West station. Street-level buses also serve the university.

STA Travel Services

STA Travel, on the ground floor of the Marvin Center, is a full-service travel company that specializes in student, youth and instructor travel. STA Travel offers airfare discounts on international and domestic trips, budget hotels and hostels, travel insurance, Spring Break packages, International Student ID Cards (ISIC) for travel discounts and much more. STA can be accessed online around the clock.

Technology Services

Division of Information Technology

GW's Division of IT works with students, faculty, staff and departments across the university to provide advanced technology solutions.  From Internet and phone connections in offices and residence halls to software that supports admissions, online registration and other aspects of day-to-day business, the Division of IT keeps GW connected.   DIT includes specialized resources including:

 

Academic Technologies

Academic Technologies (AT) identifies, develops, implements, and supports a variety of innovative technology for the enrichment of the academic experience at GW. Through specialized services, such as Blackboard, the GW Mobile app, ColonialCast Lecture Capture, and classroom technology support, AT strives to advance GW’s enterprise goals for the University community. Academic Technologies services include:

Disability Support Services

Disability Support Services

The George Washington University believes in the equality of people, the value of individual differences and the boundless potential of the human spirit. Disability Support Services (DSS) ensures full participation by everyone in the GW communit to derive the greatest benefit from their educational experiences and attain maximum personal success.

DSS currently oversees services for more than 700 GW students with a range of disabilities, including students temporarily disabled by injury or illness. To be eligible, a student must provide DSS with documentation that substantiates the need for such services in compliance with Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act and the ADA. Services provided without charge may include registration assistance, readers, interpreters, scribes, individualized learning specialist support, adaptive materials and equipment, assistance with note taking, laboratory and library assistance, and test accommodations. DSS does not provide content tutoring, although it is available through the GW Tutoring Initiative. The University does not provide or pay for transportation services or personal attendant care.

GW Tutoring Initiative

Need a tutor or want to help other students?  The GW Tutoring Initiative helps every student get the support they need for academic success.  Through the program, every student receives 10 free hours of tutoring each semester.

Health Services

Student Health Service

The Student Health Service is an outpatient clinic staffed by physicians, nurse practitioners and physician assistants. Students can be evaluated and treated for most medical problems. Psychiatrists are on staff to provide initial evaluation and referral and crisis intervention.

All currently registered full-time and part-time students enrolled in a degree program at The George Washington University are eligible for services at SHS. Non-degree-seeking students registered for at least 12 hours of academic credit in the current semester are also eligible. Students must present their GWorld card each time they visit the SHS.

University Counseling Center

The University Counseling Center (UCC) offers a broad range of counseling, crisis, academic, and career services, psychoeducational workshops and web-based materials to support and enhance the experience of students enrolled at GW.

Confidential short-term individual counseling and group counseling are provided to manage personal concerns that may be interfering with college or graduate school life. “24/7” crisis intervention is available at times of critical student need. The UCC also provides alcohol/drug screening through interview and psychoeducational substance use groups. Students who require or desire services beyond our limits are provided with appropriate community-based referrals.

Immunization Requirements

D.C. Law requires that all students under the age of 26 have a record on file with the Student Health Service documenting immunity to measles, mumps, and Rubella Varicella, a current tetanus/diphtheria booster, a Hepatitis series, and a Meningococcal meningitis vaccine or waiver. This requirement applies to all students regardless of their programs of study or degree status. Immunization forms are sent out by the GW Admissions Office and can be downloaded from the Student Health Web site. The Student Health Service can provide all inoculations for a small fee.

Student Health Insurance

The George Washington University is pleased to offer the Student Health Insurance Plan through Aetna Student Health. This plan is voluntary for most students, while other students are required to carry health insurance from their choice of providers.

Registration & Financial Services

Colonial Central is a hub for student financial and registration services, bringing together the offices of Student Financial AssistanceStudent AccountsRegistrarGWorldMilitary & Veteran Student Services, and Student Parking Services in a friendly, centralized, service-culture setting. Colonial Central's Financial Services Counselors are cross-trained to assist you with your financial aid and billing questions.

The experienced Colonial Central staff can assist you or your student in-person, by telephone or via e-mail. 

Colonial Central is your source for:

Registrar Services

  • Privacy Releases
  • Confidentiality Requests
  • Transcript Requests
  • Enrollment Certifications
  • Registration Questions
  • Registration Transactions

If you need additional registration assistance, please visit the Office of the Registrar.

Student Accounts Services

  • General Student Account Information
  • Payment Plan Information
  • Financial Hold Resolutions
  • Refund Request Questions
  • Book Vouchers

Student Financial Assistance Services

  • General Financial Aid Counseling and Information
  • Loan Application and Information
  • Perkins Loan Processing
  • Emergency Loan Processing
  • Scholarship and Grant Processing
  • Work-study Eligibility

For more information about financial aid, please visit the Office of Student Financial Assistance.

GWorld Satellite Office Services

  • Student GWorld
  • New and Replacement Cards
  • Colonial Cash Deposits
  • Dining Program Information
  • Colonial Cash Partner Lists
  • Suspend a Lost or Stolen GWorld Card

For more information about GWorld, please visit the GWorld Card Office.

Veterans Services

  • General Student Veteran Resource Information
  • Veterans Benefits Information
  • Veterans Affairs Certification

University Services

The George Washington University is a multifaceted institution serving a diverse community of students, faculty and staff, as well as parents and alumni. GW has an array of offices and departments responsible for services that enable members of our community to focus on their academic pursuits.

Service Excellence Advisory Council

Service Excellence is a well-established feature of the mission of the George Washington University. GW employees participate in a community of learning dedicated to communication, respect, service and teamwork. GW supports the pursuit of creative solutions that reinforce a culture of service to each other in a sustained quest for service excellence.

Registration & Financial Services

GW offers a one-stop locations on campus and online for the most frequently requested services including registration, financial aid and tuition.

Health Services

Student health and well-being is a GW priority. Most medical problems are evaluated and treated through outpatient clinical services provided by physicians, nurse practitioners and physician assistants. In these friendly, comfortable and professional settings, students can be seen by appointment or on a walk-in basis. Additionally, health education and outreach programs are provided throughout the year.

Career Services

Career services are a valuable part of the GW experience. Both through individual schools and the GW Career Center, students are given the support they need to determine the academic preparation and career options awaiting them. Students can take part in experiential learning activities, develop new skills and put classroom lessons into real world practice.

Technology Services

The Division of Information Technology (IT) works with students, faculty, staff, and departments across the university to provide advanced technology. From wireless on campus, Internet and phone connections in offices and residence halls, to software that supports admissions, online registration, and other aspects of day-to-day business, the Division of IT keeps GW connected.

Academic Technologies (AT) identifies, develops, implements, and supports a variety of innovative technology for the enrichment of the academic experience at GW. Through specialized services such as Blackboard, the GW Mobile app, ColonialCast Lecture Capture, and classroom technology support, AT strives to advance GW’s enterprise goals for the university community.

Cultural Services

GW fosters a climate of cultural, racial, religious, ethnic, social and intellectual diversity that is marked by cross-cultural understanding. The centers for Multicultural Student Services and International Services sit at the forefront of this rich cultural community, supporting co-curricular academic initiatives and programming, traditional student-life services and community building.

Human Resources & Careers at GW

Joining GW gives you the benefits you want, the opportunities to grow, professional development to turn a job into a career, and the unique experiences associated with our locations and culture.